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Whether for the view or for the challenge, climbing the mountainous peaks in Germany is the best way to experience more of this beautiful region. But with 20 to choose from, it can be tough to know which peak to proceed with. That’s why we’ve collected the best peaks and summits in Germany for you here — so you can easily add one to your next adventure.

The top 20 peaks in Germany

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    Logically, you have the best view from the highest point far and wide. If, yes, if it wasn't for the fog problem. There was a year when the highest peak …

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    Schrammsteinaussicht

    Hiking Highlight

    The fact that the Schrammsteine ​​count because of the great panoramic views to the highlights in Saxon Switzerland, it can be crowded here in summer, of course. In winter, however, …

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    From here you have a great view over Königswinter and the Rhine. To rest and recharge your batteries ideally. There are restaurants and also the possibility to have a snack.

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    Markus
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    Drachenfelsplateau

    Hiking Highlight

    The viewing plateau Drachenfels is the attraction of Königswinter . For hikers , the plateau is the interresantse accessible via the village of Röhndorf . Once at the top you …

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    JM
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    Kahler Asten

    Hiking Highlight

    In good weather, you have in particular from the branch tower a fabulous panoramic view, in bad weather you do not see the hand in front of his eyes, because …

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    Wilseder Berg

    Hiking Highlight

    A visit to the Wilseder Berg is part of every visit to the Lüneburg Heath. The ascent is not that difficult and yet you are rewarded with a wonderful view. The Heidschnuckenweg also passes here.

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    Hohler Fels

    Hiking Highlight

    Grandiose view from the Hohler Fels to the surrounding area, nice seats for a rest with a view of the Happurg reservoir. Very popular place and very busy in summer. Not recommended on the weekend.

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    Rombea
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    Carolafelsen

    Hiking Highlight

    This is my favorite rock from now on. The view from the Carolafelsen is gigantic. You have all the highlights at a glance. Pfaffensteine, Königstein, Lilienstein, Schrammsteine etc.
    Always ready …

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    Torsten
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    9

    Großvaterfelsen

    Hiking Highlight

    The grandfather rock is part of the devil's wall. It takes some strength to climb it. But the effort is rewarded. From above you have a magnificent view of Blankenburg. …

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    Altkönig

    Hiking Highlight

    The place has something mystical. The summit is a slightly larger plateau and hikers and mountain bikers emerge from all directions and disappear again.

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    Hanno
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    11

    Here you stand on the highest elevation in Baden-Württemberg and the highest peak of all German low mountain ranges: the summit of the Feldberg at 1,493 meters altitude. The majority …

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    Lilienstein

    Hiking Highlight

    The climb to the Lilienstein is definitely worth it. No matter if the weather is good or bad. :) We walked up the Nordsteig - but rather recommend the Südsteig, as it is easier.

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    Kalmit

    Hiking Highlight

    On the summit is the Kalmithaus, a managed hut of the Palatinate Forest Association, a weather station and a mast, which also carries an amateur radio relay.

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    Heinz
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    14

    Pfaffenstein

    Hiking Highlight

    In the middle of the Saxon Switzerland you will be pampered on the summit of the Pfaffenstein with a fantastic panoramic view from the lookout tower, a mountain plateau full of history and a regional stop.

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    Small lookout tower with interesting orientation marks on the railing, for example sunrise and sunset on the solstice days or direction and distance to Kehl, Strasbourg, Vienna or Lima. The view is stunning.

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    Zeller Horn

    Hiking Highlight

    From here you have the most beautiful view of the castle Hohenzollern - postcard motives guaranteed. The Zeller Horn (913 meters altitude) is part of the Albtraufs, the northwest-facing steep drop of the Swabian Alb.

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    HWN 12 Achtermannshöhe

    Hiking Highlight

    The Achtermannshöhe is the fourth highest mountain in the Harz Mountains. It lies, so to speak, in the slipstream of the Brocken and of course enables a fantastic view of …

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    Brocken

    Mountain Biking Highlight

    The highest peak in the Harz Mountains above the tree line. Certainly not the most exciting ascent with the MTB, but a must, simply because it is there. ;-)

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    Matthes
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    Herzogstand

    Hiking Highlight

    The Herzogstand offers fantastic views of some lakes in the north and the Walchensee and the Alps with all the mountains in the south. Fantastic in winter as in summer.

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    Julia
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    Großer Arber

    Hiking Highlight

    There it stands majestically, at 1,456 meters, the highest mountain in the Bavarian Forest: the Great Arber. It is not for nothing that this mountain is nicknamed “King of the …

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    Daniel

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